The law can be a complex topic but sometimes it’s actually very clear and simple.  If you are a company director you are legally required to stop trading the moment you become aware that the company of which you are a director is insolvent.  There are no ifs, buts or maybes about this, there are,

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“Under investigation”, it’s not a nice phrase in any situation.  In fact it probably ranks alongside phrases like “routine enquiries” in terms of expressions you don’t want to hear, at least not when directed at you.  In the real world however, investigations can be triggered automatically, enquiries are often routine and frankly organisations like the

We are ‘walking the lights’ for Rosemere Cancer Foundation on Friday 13th October. Rosemere began 20 years ago, around the time that Rosalind started running Adcroft Hilton. She was involved in fundraising for Rosemere in its early years and is delighted and amazed at its progress since then.   Rosemere provides facilities for those undergoing

Sheryl Armer is celebrating winning the Financial Services category at the EVAs held at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on Friday night.  Sheryl is personal insolvency manager at Blackpool firm Adcroft Hilton.  The EVAs are the premier awards for women in business in the North West. On hearing of the win, Sheryl thanked her team, and said

  We are very proud once again that we have finalists in the Enterprise Vision Awards.  This year, two of our team have made it as finalists in the Financial Services Category.  A fantastic article has recently been published in Business Lancashire Details of the awards can be found here:  


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We are very proud once again that Sonya Brannigan from our Blackpool Office was a finalist in the Enterprise Vision Awards in the financial services category.  The awards recognise women in business across the North West and to become a finalist is an incredible achievement. In addition, we sponsored the Training and Coaching category

If you’re prone to overspending, here are 5 tips to help you trim your expenses and still enjoy the holidays like there’s no tomorrow! 1. Plan Your Budget Now and Write a List If you haven’t already started, set aside some time today and work out how much money you plan to spend between now

One in eight Britons could struggle to make ends meet this month after spending more than they could afford over Christmas, a charity has warned today. The Money Advice Trust said more than 12 per cent of the 2,000 people polled expected their finances to slip back in January as a result of their spending

  Insolvency practitioners don’t just help businesses, they support individuals facing financial difficulties too. In many cases, their support proves invaluable as they provide a range of options for people to consider, plus solutions that are both realistic and achievable.   This was proved by research conducted by University of Lancaster students, who investigated the

Personal Insolvency – cases rise

Thursday, 29 October 2015 by

The number of people being declared insolvent has risen for the first time in a year, but the total remains lower than much of the past decade. The Insolvency Service said that 19,683 people in England and Wales were made insolvent in the third quarter of 2015. This was up 2.8% on the previous three